SSF Handbook & Timeline

Student Services Fee Handbook

All groups and units submitting an SSF request are strongly encouraged to review the handbook and to be familiar with the content, processes, and timelines referenced within. 

2023-2024 Student Services Fee Handbook

2024 Process Timeline

The dates listed below are tentative and are provided to give a general sense of the anticipated timeline for requests.

October through December 2023  
The Student Services Fee Committee (SSFC) is formed. During this time, the committee meets to train members in the process. Fee recipients will be notified of the specific timeline.

January through February 2024  
Health Services, Kirby Student Center, and Recreational Sports and Outdoor Programs will make presentations and budget proposals to the SSFC. The SSFC will have deliberations and develop follow up questions for the departments. The deadline for Health Services, Kirby, and RSOP proposals will be due January 19, 2024. The presentation date(s) will be the week of January 22-26, 2024. 

All other departments and student organizations designated as Campus Life Programs (CLPs) will submit proposal and budget templates to the SSFC. The SSFC will have deliberations and develop follow up questions for the organizations. The deadline for Campus Life Programs (CLPs) and other department proposals will be due February 1, 2024. The presentation date will be Saturday, February 10, 2024. The presentation schedule will be announced at least one week in advance. 

February through March 2024  
The SSFC continues to meet to develop the recommendations that will be made to the UMD Chancellor. The SSFC will make their recommendations to Interim Chancellor McMillan through the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Life. The recommendations will be made in March 2024, according to a deadline set by system leadership.